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Master Sgt. Cedric King

Master Sgt. Cedric King

Keynote Speaker: CEO & Founder of The Cedric King Team, LLC & Veteran

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Master Sgt. Cedric King Biography

Master Sergeant Cedric King entered the United States Army in 1995. During his 20 year career, King proved himself to be an exemplary soldier graduating from several distinguishing schools in the Army, including but not limited to: the United States Army Jumpmaster Course, United States Army Pathfinder course, Air Assault course, and The United States Army Ranger Course. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.

On the morning of July 25, 2012 during his second tour in Afghanistan, King was severely injured by an Improvised Explosive Device. The explosion caused internal injuries, permanent damage to his right arm and hand and the amputation of both of his legs. King now refers to that moment as his finest hour.

While recovering from his injuries King found time to complete his bachelors degree and begin to cultivate his speaking voice. Since becoming an amputee, King has shared his story of perseverance and endurance with audiences such as the US Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy at West Point, professional sports teams of the NFL, NBA, and MLB. Fortune 500 companies from Home Depot to Facebook. In February of 2019 his story was published into print when he released his book called, “The Making Point”. In his book he shares mindsets, philosophies, and stories that include how 21 months after losing both of his legs, King completed the 2014 Boston Marathon. He has been featured on Networks such as CBS, NBC, ABC, HBO and the NFL Network. He has gone on to compete in a number of physically taxing events including a 70.3 mile half Ironman Triathlon, He is a two New York City Marathon Finisher, a five time Boston Marathon finisher, numerous half marathons, and a three time 48.6 mile Disney Marathon series finisher.

King has been married to his lovely wife, Khieda King, since October of 2000 and the couple have two beautiful daughters, Amari and Khayma King.

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Master Sgt. Cedric King Speaking Topics

Leadership/Teamwork

“Leadership 101”

Leading doesn’t have to be challenging, it can actually be the best part of your career. If done correctly, leading is great for the leader as well as the team, but if done incorrectly it can destroy an organization.In this breakout session Cedric works with new leaders to enhance leadership technique, create winning strategies on how to empower and appoint secondary leaders to create a winning culture

“Building a team”

Building a team can be challenging especially for new leaders in the workforce. In this breakout session King takes all the guesswork out of leading and gives leaders the same tools to lead that he learned from his 20 year career in the Army’s most elite units.

All breakout sessions include a 10-15 min Q&A Keynotes include a 10-15 min Q&A unless specified by the meeting planner or client.

Overcoming Adversity Keynotes

“The gift of crisis”

(This particular keynote focuses on the dynamics of overcoming treacherous times in life. Navigating through inner dialogue and coming out stronger then when you began.)

“The courage to comeback”

The talk centers around the strength to get back up again after loss disappointment and fatigue. The audience walks away with a very clear mission statement and direction to overcome any setback

“Faith Focus and Family”

(This is Master Sergeant Cedric king‘s auto biographical story of how he used these three elements to find meaning after extreme disappointment and loss. Faith focus and family are the three main ingredients that catapulted his comeback amidst incredible odds”)

“Relentless spirit, resilient Mind”

(This Keynote is a fan favorite for military and civilian alike. This Keynote focuses on the mindset and determination that took king from a lowly private to a senior leader in America's guard of honor the 82nd airborne division. It also speaks on kings mindset and spirit before during and after the amputation of his legs”)

Master Sgt. Cedric King Videos

The Ray Lewis Show, Guest: Master Sergeant Cedric King ...
The Leadership Experience- Master Sgt. (R) Cedric King - YouTube
Master Sergeant Cedric King Interview - Leadership In 2020 ...

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What topics does Master Sgt. Cedric King speak about?

Master Sgt. Cedric King is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Motivational, Personal Growth, Military, Army, Veteran, Disability, Virtual, Diversity, Health, Fitness and Business.

Where does Master Sgt. Cedric King travel from?

Master Sgt. Cedric King generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Master Sgt. Cedric King is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Motivational, Personal Growth and Military. The estimated speaking fee range to book Master Sgt. Cedric King for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Master Sgt. Cedric King generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are J.R. Martinez, Melissa Stockwell and Tom Voss. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Master Sgt. Cedric King for an upcoming event.

Master Sgt. Cedric King Speaking Topics

  • Leadership/Teamwork

    “Leadership 101”

    Leading doesn’t have to be challenging, it can actually be the best part of your career. If done correctly, leading is great for the leader as well as the team, but if done incorrectly it can destroy an organization.In this breakout session Cedric works with new leaders to enhance leadership technique, create winning strategies on how to empower and appoint secondary leaders to create a winning culture

    “Building a team”

    Building a team can be challenging especially for new leaders in the workforce. In this breakout session King takes all the guesswork out of leading and gives leaders the same tools to lead that he learned from his 20 year career in the Army’s most elite units.

    All breakout sessions include a 10-15 min Q&A Keynotes include a 10-15 min Q&A unless specified by the meeting planner or client.

  • Overcoming Adversity Keynotes

    “The gift of crisis”

    (This particular keynote focuses on the dynamics of overcoming treacherous times in life. Navigating through inner dialogue and coming out stronger then when you began.)

    “The courage to comeback”

    The talk centers around the strength to get back up again after loss disappointment and fatigue. The audience walks away with a very clear mission statement and direction to overcome any setback

    “Faith Focus and Family”

    (This is Master Sergeant Cedric king‘s auto biographical story of how he used these three elements to find meaning after extreme disappointment and loss. Faith focus and family are the three main ingredients that catapulted his comeback amidst incredible odds”)

    “Relentless spirit, resilient Mind”

    (This Keynote is a fan favorite for military and civilian alike. This Keynote focuses on the mindset and determination that took king from a lowly private to a senior leader in America's guard of honor the 82nd airborne division. It also speaks on kings mindset and spirit before during and after the amputation of his legs”)

Master Sgt. Cedric King Videos

The Ray Lewis Show, Guest: Master Sergeant Cedric King ...
The Leadership Experience- Master Sgt. (R) Cedric King - YouTube
Master Sergeant Cedric King Interview - Leadership In 2020 ...
MWI Speaker Series: Fighting Through Your Darkest Hour, with ...
Cedric King Profile Video

Master Sgt. Cedric King Reviews

  • Our 900+ Staff at Paylocity LOVED Cedric! He was a true inspiration to so many of our team that are experiencing challenging times. Cedric was a breath of fresh air. We have an internal survey tool that I will share specific feedback via email to Marissa. Thank you! And thank Cedric. He was a JOY to work with!! :)
    Paylocity - Jul 31 2020

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